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JUL
6

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Wed, Jul 6   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents classical interludes music

Latin Grammy Award-winner Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet represents the evolution of tango, from its roots in the traditional Orquesta típica, then to tango nuevo as epitomized by Astor Piazzolla, and now to a contemporary sound that respects the...

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Cinema Ephemera

Wed, Jul 6   9:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents Cinema Ephemera plaza performances

A visual playlist of inspiring art, music, and history, projected on the facade of iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown this summer and see concert footage, short films that capture street life over the decades, historical footage from...

Cinema Ephemera

JUL
13

Met Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Wed, Jul 13   9:00 pm to 11:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Presents plaza performances

This deliciously dark take on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, appealing to audiences of all ages, was part of the Met’s popular English-language holiday series. Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer star as the famous siblings lost in the...

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Met Opera: Hansel and Gretel

JUL
20

Brasil Summerfest: Luan Barbosa’s Roda de Samba

Wed, Jul 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents live music music

One time Latin Grammy percussionist and band leader Luan Barbosa brings together an explosive ten-piece Roda de Samba (samba circle) for an outdoor show filled with high energy and dancing. Barbosa has performed with the likes of Gloria Stefan,...

Brasil Summerfest: Luan Barbosa’s Roda de Samba

CBH Talk - The Big Anniversary: Fort Greene’s Soul Summit Music Festival Turns 20

Wed, Jul 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults BPL Presents Center for Brooklyn History conversations

In June and July the Center for Brooklyn History opens its doors for limited, live public programs! Before renovations to our ground floor begin, join us in the building for one or more of these live programs and whet your appetite for CBH’s...
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CBH Talk - The Big Anniversary: Fort Greene’s Soul Summit Music Festival Turns 20

Cinema Ephemera

Wed, Jul 20   9:00 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents Cinema Ephemera plaza performances

A visual playlist of inspiring art, music, and history, projected on the facade of iconic Central Library. Stroll by after sundown this summer and see concert footage, short films that capture street life over the decades, historical footage from...

Cinema Ephemera

AUG
6

Dance Party NYC: DJ Max Glazer

Sat, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Outdoors BPL Presents music plaza performances

Max Glazer has represented New York City touring the world DJing parties for superstars like Naomi Campbell, Puff Daddy, Missy Elliott, 50 Cent, Branford Marsalis, and Jay Z, to name just a few. Separate from the glamorous celebrity parties...

Dance Party NYC: DJ Max Glazer

AUG
17

Met Opera: L'Elisir d'Amore

Wed, Aug 17   8:30 pm to 10:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Presents plaza performances

Donizetti’s bubbly romantic comedy about a spunky landowner, a hapless peasant, and the dubious love potion that may or may not bring them together never fails to delight audiences.  In this performance from the Met’s Live in HD series,...

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Met Opera: L'Elisir d'Amore

SEP
14

Met Opera: Falstaff

Wed, Sep 14   7:30 pm to 9:45 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults BPL Presents plaza performances

Baritone Ambrogio Maestri stars as the larger-than-life title character of Verdi’s comic masterwork Falstaff, leading an extraordinary ensemble that also features soprano Angela Meade as Alice, mezzo-sopranos Stephanie Blythe as Mistress Quickly...

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Met Opera: Falstaff

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